A journey through India somehow seems incomplete without a visit to Kashmir. With the Paradise on Earth tour we strive to take our guests across the most important destinations in Kashmir. This 12 days trip will excite to no end and entice to you return time and time again.
Day 01: Delhi (City Tour)
Your arrival in Delhi will be marked by a warm welcome from our representative. Check-in to the hotel and spend the rest of the evening at your leisure.
Day 02: Delhi - Srinagar (by air)
Early morning you will be transferred to the airport from where you will board the direct flight to Srinagar, the capital city of Jammu and Kashmir. On reaching Kashmir you will be escorted to your pre-booked houseboats for a deluxe stay in the city. In the afternoon you can enjoy a Shikara (traditional Kashmir boats) ride on the Dal Lake. You’ll be treated to the wonderful views of the floating gardens besides also witnessing the walnut woodcarving and paper mache workshops. Return to your houseboat for an overnight stay.
Day 03: Srinagar (City Tour)
Begin the 3rd day of the Paradise on Earth tour by visiting the Mughal Gardens located here. A trip to the Shalimar Bagh and the Nishat Bagh followed by a visit to the local carpet weaving factory, completing your day. Return to your houseboat in the evening for an overnight stay.
Day 04: Srinagar – Dachigam
On the 4th day you will explore the beauty of the Dachigam Valley that is famed for housing a number of flora and fauna varieties. The full-days excursion across the Dachigam National Park will more than enthral your senses. Return to your houseboat in Srinagar for your overnight stay.
Day 05: Srinagar - Pahalgam (100 km/ 2. 5 hours)
As you enjoy breakfast aboard the houseboat it will proceed towards Pahalgam. Known as the valley of shepherds, Pahalgam boasts of fine natural beauty and several adventure sports activities that guests may take delight in. En route you will also visit the ancient temple of Mattan that is a famous Hindu temple located here. On arrival in Pahalgam, you will check-in to the hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure and admiring the charm of the surrounding locales. Overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 06 and Day 07: Pahalgam (City Tour)
For the next 2 days you will travel across the length and breadth of Pahalgam. You can begin your trail by embarking on an excursion to Chanwari that is mostly visited for its picturesque beauty and natural streams, springs, and waterfalls. On your return you will be served a delectable lunch, comprising of local and international specialties. Later you can relax in the comfort of your hotel room or explore the vicinity of the hotel on your own.
On the 7th day of the Paradise on Earth tour you will visit Aru. A natural wonder, Aru is fondly frequented by guests for its scenic beauty and adventure sports activities. Post lunch you could enjoy a walking trail across the hill station for exploring the natural beauty. Return to your hotel in the evening for an overnight stay.
Day 08: Pahalgam – Gulmarg (143 km/ 2.5 hours)
From Pahalgam, you will drive westwards towards Gulmarg popularly known as the Meadow of Flowers. Gulmarg is famous for its 18 hole golf course 13500 feet above sea level and the Gondola ride. Feast on the beauty of the locales while en route to Gulmarg. Upon arrival check-in at your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 09: Gulmarg (City Tour)
On the 9th day of the journey, travel across Gulmarg and enjoy the cable car ride - Gondola. You can even enjoy a horse safari whilst here. Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 10: Gulmarg – Srinagar (46km/ 50min)
Post-breakfast on the 10th day, you will travel back to Srinagar. Upon your arrival here, you can enjoy visiting the Lotus Gardens, Char Chinar, and Kabootar Khana etc. Overnight stay in the houseboat in Srinagar.
Day 11: Srinagar - Sonmarg - Srinagar (80km/ 1.5 hours)
Embark on day-long excursions to Sonmarg - the meadow of Gold. While in Sonmarg one can take delight in enjoying the scenic beauty of the place, horse safari, and visiting the Thajiwas Glacier. Overnight stay in the houseboat in Srinagar.
Day 12: Srinagar - Delhi (by air)
Post-breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport to board the flight to Delhi. On arrival in the city you will be transferred to the international airport to board your return flight home.
Natural sights: Gulmarg, Sonmarg, Pahalgam, Srinagar,
Wildlife: Dachigam National Park